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 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Jock Talk

Kimball suffered one more loss this past Friday losing 35-13 to visiting Bayard, but this was one of those games where Kimball actually dominated in many categories but still came up short on the scoreboard. A big night for Mitch McKibbon, Bayard...

 

Greenwood shines at Sterling Tournament

Kimball High grad, Jordan Greenwood, is liking college style golf and as a member of the Southeast Community College Men's Golf Team, he has been holding his own. In his most recent outing at the two...

 

Jock Talk

The golf season is winding down but there is still one big event left for the members of the Kimball Four Winds Men and Thursday Night Men’s Leagues and it will take place this Sunday at 1 p.m., at the Four Winds Golf Course. All members of both...

 

Junior High program suffers lack of numbers

Kimball has very limited athletes this year for Jr. high football, when we are all ready to go we have 20 kids out. We got all the boys out in the jr. high with the exception of 7 or 8. Just not a lot of boys in these 7th and 8th grade classes. This...

 

Jock Talk

High School sports in our Westen Nebraska smaller schools is becoming a numbers games. The numbers seem to be shrinkng. Banner County is finding it hard to field a team in six man football and has had to cancel games. Potter-Dix is struggling to put...

 

Jock Talk

The 2017 version of the annual 2-person, Triple Play Golf Tournament is now in the books and was termed a success by Four Winds Pro Chad Wise. A total of 22 teams participated in the event that Chad initiated as a memorial to his father and this...

 

Jock Talk

A turnout of 18 golfers participated in Sunday’s One-Person Scramble held at the Four Wind Golf Course, and Mitch Brown emerged the winner with his round of 53, using a 100% handicap system for all golfers. Dustin Bowron was runner-up with his...

 

Shawn Nagel still competing

Shawn Nagel, Kimball High's most illustrious wrestler of all time, who went onto wrestle for the University of Nebraska on scholarship, is still competing! The young man who now resides in Lincoln...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 31, 2017

Jock Talk

The High School Fall Sports action opened up full force this past week with Kimball High competing in Girl’s Golf, Cross Country, and Football. You will find stories on all in this week’s Observer Sports. --------------------------------- I want...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 24, 2017

Jock Talk

Still a lot of golf being played in our area and it is going to get even busier now that the Kimball High girls opened up their season this past Tuesday and have a total of four tournaments in August alone. Today, Thursday, the Kimball High ladies ar...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 17, 2017

26th Annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Classic huge success

The 26th annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Classic was held this past Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course and was termed "A Huge Success" by Kerry Ferguson, the man in charge. A total of 112...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 10, 2017

26th Annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Classic huge success

Congrats to organizer Kerry Ferguson and the Kimball Hospital Foundation for another very successful Golf Classic Tournament held this past Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course. A great turnout...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 10, 2017

Jock Talk

Congrats to organizer Kerry Ferguson and the Kimball Hospital Foundation for another very successful Golf Classic Tournament held this past Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course. A great turnout with 28 four-person teams made up of 112 golfers. The...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 3, 2017

Jock Talk

Some exciting local golf news this week. Let’s start with Dillon Wise and his Hole-in-One this past Saturday July 29. Dillon, at age 16, and heading into his junior year of High School, scored his first Hole-in-One, and did it on Hole number 15,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 27, 2017

Jock Talk

A field of golfers turned out for the Ladies Panhandle Senior Golf Tournament Monday at the Four Winds Golf Course. The format of the day was a 4-person scramble and some of our local Kimball ladies fared well. Alene Schilz was a member of the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 20, 2017

Jock Talk

The Kimball Junior Golf Program has been busy attending Panhandle Junior Golf Tour events. At Torrington in the boy’s 10-12 grade division, Tristen Zitek emerged the winner with his round of 69 with Dillon Wise second with 71 as both shot under...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 13, 2017

Vince's Corner Tournament huge success once again

The eighth annual Vince's Corner ABCD Double Draw Golf Scramble was termed a success once again by all involved in the event held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. This is not only one...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 13, 2017

Jordan Greenwood - Region's Top Golfer

Kimball's Jordan Greenwood has been winning golf honors for many years dating back to his elementary school days in the local Junior Golf Program, but the latest honor he received is one he had his heart set on according to his dad, Kenny. This...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 13, 2017

Jock Talk

Another big weekend of golf now in the books and the Vince’s Corner ABCD Two Day Blind Draw 4 Person Scramble had a great turnout and two days of good weather. It is a sight to behold when you drive out to the Four Winds Golf Course and see all...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 6, 2017

Jock Talk

The very popular Vince’s Corner Golf Tournament weekend has arrived and the Four Winds Golf Course will come alive with golfers this Saturday and Sunday with many former Kimball residents returning home to share in the fun and fellowship of this...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 29, 2017

Jock Talk

It took a 4 hole, score card playoff, to determine the winner of this year’s TeamMates 4 person scramble held at the Four Winds Golf Course this past Saturday. The team of Chuck Christensen, Jeff Greenwood, Jordan Greenwood, Landon Smith won out...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 22, 2017

Big Red kicker and father join in on Father's Day fun at Four Winds

The 2017 Father's Day golf Tournament attracted a Nebraska sports name known by all. The noted Husker football kicker Drew Brown, who will be doing the kicking for the Big Red in his final season this...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 22, 2017

What a Wise family

What does a Wise family do to celebrate Father's Day? If you are a member of the Chad Wise family, you spend it at the golf course, just like dad, Chad, does almost every day since he is the pro at...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 22, 2017

Jock Talk

The team of Heeg, Heeg and Heeg emerged as the champions of the 2017 Father’s Day Golf Tournament held this past weekend at the fabulous Four Winds Golf Course. It was Vince Heeg, Jr., Henry Heeg Sr. and Henry Heeg, Jr., scoring rounds of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 15, 2017

Kimball High Golf team has record breaking season

The 2017 Kimball High Boy's Golf Team had a record setting season, and you can expect more of the same for the next two years it would appear. The Longhorns had two tournaments cancelled due to bad...

 

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